So far in the month of September, we have prepared a number of cases for trial, and the State reduced four cases from DUI to Reckless Driving, and dismissed one altogether. Read On
We don't make promises we can't keep, and the truth is that we don't win every case. Sometimes the best we can do is to minimize the consequences of your arrest. These results are the best ones. Each case is different and stands or falls on its own merits. If you have any questions, please contact us by phone or email.
Two promises we will make: No one is better trained to defend you from your DUI charge, and no one will work harder to protect your rights!
For the twelfth time this year, we have gotten a DUI case reduced to a charge of Reckless Driving. This means that the prosecutors have agreed that they might have a difficult time getting a conviction of DUI, and so we compromised on a lesser charge. This is important for our clients, because ... Read On
After 18 months of fighting, a DUI charge was reduced to Reckless Driving with adjudication withheld. Read On
A little-known statute which is almost never applied to misdemeanors overcame the Florida statute which makes an adjudication of guilt mandatory in DUI cases. Read On
Knowledge of biochemistry caused the State of Florida to dismiss a DUI case against our client. Read On
For the tenth time in 2018, we were successful in getting a DUI charge reduced to Reckless Driving. This is a significant benefit to our client, because a Reckless charge can get a withheld adjudication. And if the adjudication is withheld, the client doesn't have a conviction, and most peop... Read On
Our client lost his father and was arrested for DUI the same night on the way to the hospital to see him. For good legal and humanitarian reasons, this case was reduced to a charge of Reckless Driving, with no adjudication of guilt. Read On
Not every victory comes from a jury verdict of Not Guilty. In this case, our client was charged with a misdemeanor DUI, but with felony drug possession because of the pills that were in her purse. The pills weren't hers, but it turns out that her husband had a prescription for the medications t... Read On
We were able to get a case dropped entirely for our client last week. It was the seventh time in 2018 that a Hudson Law Office client had had his case totally dismissed. Obviously, not every case works out this well, but when it does, it is sometimes possible for us to "seal" or "expunge" the... Read On
Sometimes the best we can do for a client is to get the charges reduced, or even just get a more lenient sentence. But for this client, we we able to convince the State Attorney to dismiss the charges entirely. Our client was charged with Driving while License Suspended or Revoked. But we reali... Read On
DUI reduced to Reckless Driving for the Eighth Time in 2018. Read On
Uncertainty over the legality of the original traffic stop allows both sides to compromise, with an excellent result for our client. Read On
Despite an accident and a .15 blood draw, our client is delighted to plead to a Reckless Driving with no adjudication of guilt. Read On
We had a happy client today, when we informed him that his felony drug case had been dropped less than a week after he retained us to represent him. We showed the prosecutor that the case was not a simple DUI and drug possession case. Instead, it was a complicated case which will likely have to g... Read On
Its already been a good week. As noted below, we started a trial on Monday which resulted in our client being offered a Reckless Driving plea without a conviction on Tuesday. And we got notice on Wednesday that a different clients case had been completely dismissed, following our intervention. ... Read On
We spent most of Monday picking a jury in a DUI case. It was an interesting case, because the police said that our client refused a breath test, but the arrest video said differently. Twice within ten minutes, our client could be clearly heard telling the officer who arrested him that he would t... Read On
Two DUI charges reduced to Reckless Driving with adjudication withheld, on a single day. Read On
Tom Hudson passed the National Board Certification Examination (written and oral) in Honolulu in 2008, and was recertified in 2013. He was one of the first 50 lawyers granted national board certification in DUI Defense, and is nationally recognized as an authority in DUI law.
Board Certification as a DUI Specialist by the National College for DUI Defense. Formal NHTSA Certification as an Instructor of the Standardized Field Sobriety Tests given by police in DUI cases. Formal training as a NHTSA Drug Recognition Evaluator. ("Drug Evaluation & Classification") Formal training to operate the Intoxilyzer 8000, Florida's official breath test instrument. Extensive experience in teaching other attorneys how to handle DUI cases. Hundreds of jury trials both as defense lawyer and as prosecutor. Florida's State Delegate to the National College for DUI Defense.